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Coastal Panel Ropes Ranch for Another Review

The California Coastal Commission voted Wednesday, July 9, to subject the makeover of the 84-acre Ranch in Aliso Canyon to its review at a future date, temporarily suspending permit approvals granted in May by the Laguna Beach Planning Commission. The commission, meeting in...

Appeal Seeks to Rein in Ranch Makeover

The remodel underway at The Ranch, the former Aliso Creek Inn hotel and restaurant in Aliso Canyon, is being challenged as unlawful in a hearing before the California Coastal Commission Wednesday, July 9, in Ventura. If the commission follows the recommendation of its staff, the...

Speaker’s Corner: In Support of Council’s Entrance Decision

By Greg Vail I listened to a recent KX 93.5 interview of Councilmember Elizabeth Pearson regarding the village entrance project. The interview struck me less as a forum for community enlightenment and more of a platform for the interviewers to express their own opinions in the...